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Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
than 400 people in 15 countries. for more on this story, i'm joined by kevin baxter, who covers soccer for the "los angeles times." thanks for joining me. >> thanks for the invitation to speak with you. good evening. >> sreenivasan: kevin, tell me, this is not a large soccer country, the united states, help us put in perspective how big of a scandal this is. >> well, rob wayne right, the head of europol says it's so large, such a grand scale that it threatens the fabric of the gain. another europol investigator said this is the tip of the iceberg. to give you a little perspective, the international sports wagering market is about $1 trillion -- does $1 trillion of business a year. the asian markets alone, they have more transactions -- sports bets on a daily basis than the new york stock exchange. so it's phenomenal the size of the betting market. now that's everything from you or i going down to our nearby casino and putting $5 down on the super bowl. it goes from there to huge bets on soccer matches. and this is throughout the world. now, with soccer there are 208 national federation
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Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
: consistency and dependability. kevin caron with washington crossing advisors will join us. >> susie: and finally tonight, valentine's day is just around the corner, one week from tonight to be exact, and it looks like americans will spend more than ever before on their sweeties, nearly $18 billion. the national retail federation says on average, americans will spend almost $131 on candy, cards, and gifts. that's up from $126 last year. so what are people buying, candy is the first choice, then flowers, and jewelry. and tom, apparently men, more than women, spend more on their spouses when it comes to valentine's day. how but? what is it going to be, candy? >> tom: chocolate. my beautiful woif is the granddaughter of a jeweller and is a leveragic to flowers so i have to right to the top of the list and go for the candy. >> susie: not a bad thing, at least are you getting her something. that is important, that is nightly business report for thursday february 7th. have a great evening, see you tomorrow. >> tom: you too, susie. have a great night, more on-line, nbr.comeback on the broad
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Feb 1, 2013 12:00am PST
hanson, for example, kevin trendberg, for example, others have pointed out that this whole rhetorical debate about whether you can have a single cause and a single affect or whether there is a systemic causation, here's the systemic causation, that links climate change to superstorm sandy. the fact is, we're putting 90 million tons of global warming pollution into the earth's atmosphere every day as if it is an open sewer. it traps heat, it obeys the laws of fisks. the amount of extra heap trapped each day is equivalent to the energy released by 400,000 hiroshima atomic bombs every day. that's a lot of energy, even on a big planet. and one of the things that does is it evaporates more water off the oceans which puts more water vapor into the sky, 4% more in the last 30 years, and then when that waterfalls, either as rain or snow, it comes in much larger downpours, which causes larger floods. the winds get stronger. the storm, the storms are more intense, the sea level is up. all those things converged on sandy. but the very fact that there is 4% more water vapor in the atmosphere, not
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